Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1835-1860

GUSN

GUSN-52789

Description

Roughly square cotton; white with light blue windowpane checks with blue band outlined in brown, border. Large patched area in different blue and white windowpane check. Selvage sides; hemmed ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
textiles
checker pattern
Cotton
Cross-stitched
Woven Check
Windowpane
Unidentified Textile
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Cross-stitched in corner: SLE [Sarah Longley Ellis (1814-1902)]

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

20 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1941.1603